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Windows 10 user account

6 ways to add a local (non-Microsoft) user to Windows 10

  • tutorial
  • Diana Ann Roe
  • 26.10.2020
There are times when you need to know how to add a non-Microsoft account to Windows 10. Microsoft accounts come with the advantage of syncing your settings across multiple devices. However, some users prefer giving that up, in exchange for the more secure and private experience of a local offline...
Windows 10

What's new in Windows 10 October 2020 Update?

  • misc
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 22.10.2020
The autumnal October 2020 Update (version 20H2) for Windows 10 is out and brings a few new things designed to streamline our experience with this operating system. While this update doesn't come with as many new features as previous ones, that's not necessarily a bad thing. In a way, it...
Windows 10 user account

How to switch to a Windows 10 local account from a Microsoft one

  • tutorial
  • Diana Ann Roe
  • 21.10.2020
If you already gave the Microsoft experience a shot and you're not impressed, switching to a Windows 10 local account from a Microsoft one is a simple process. While logging in with Microsoft has the advantage of cross-device synchronization, some users choose the security and privacy of a Windows 10...
Netflix

How to change the language on Netflix (7 ways)

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 21.10.2020
How to change the language on Netflix? It's a simple question that many people are asking. Although the answer is pretty straightforward, you might find it easier to just follow a couple of instructions on how to do it. Without further ado, do you want to learn how to change...
Phone to PC

How to use the Windows 10 Your Phone app with Android smartphones

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 19.10.2020
Microsoft is actively working on an ecosystem of apps that allows Windows 10 users to interact with their smartphones from their PCs. For example, with the Your Phone app for Windows 10, you can get notifications, view the pictures from your Android smartphone, and interact with them from Windows 10....
Steam

How to take screenshots in Steam and their location

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 16.10.2020
So you're a gamer, and Steam is your gaming platform of choice. It's likely that you want to keep for posterity the best moments from your favorite games. That means that you want to take screenshots while playing. Do you know what the Steam screenshot button is and where to...
File Explorer

The Quick Access Toolbar in Windows 10: All you need to know

  • tutorial
  • Diana Ann Roe
  • 15.10.2020
  With all the tabs and buttons available in File Explorer, the Quick Access Toolbar in Windows 10 is surely overlooked by many users. That is a shame because the feature is subtle, practical, and easy-to-use, which are not words I often use when it comes to Windows 10. Brilliant...
File Explorer

How to make Windows 10's File Explorer show thumbnails for all media files

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 14.10.2020
File Explorer normally shows thumbnail previews for all kinds of files, like AVI, MKV, and even FLV video files. However, on some systems that have special configurations, as well as in older versions of Windows 10, File Explorer might be unable to display thumbnails for some media files. However, with...
Phone to PC

How to connect Android to Windows 10 with Your Phone Companion

  • tutorial
  • Diana Ann Roe
  • 13.10.2020
Your Phone Companion is Microsoft's attempt to keep you in front of your Windows 10 computer even while you're using your Android device. The app syncs your Android smartphone to your Windows 10 PC, helping you get notifications, calls, and texts on your desktop. This tutorial illustrates how to set...
TP-Link Deco X20

TP-Link Deco X20 review: Wi-Fi 6 for a more affordable price!

  • review
  • Ciprian Adrian Rusen
  • 12.10.2020
Mesh Wi-Fi systems are all the rage now, especially the newer models that feature support for the Wi-Fi 6 standard, which promises the fastest wireless networks to date. TP-Link has launched several new models in their Deco line-up, and the most accessibly priced is TP-Link Deco X20. It is a...
Screenshot mobile

7 ways to take a screenshot on Android (including Samsung Galaxy)

  • tutorial
  • Diana Ann Roe
  • 09.10.2020
When you take a screenshot on your smartphone or tablet, your Android captures your screen's content at that exact moment. This comes in handy if you want to brag about your latest high score or need to show someone what your boss had the audacity to say. :) Whatever your...
AMD Ryzen

AMD Zen 3 and Ryzen 5000 processors are coming (specs, prices, release date)

  • news
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 09.10.2020
In an online event that was held on YouTube, AMD's CEO Lisa Su announced the official launch of the company's new Ryzen 5000 series processors. Obviously, the focus of the presentation was underlining the improvements brought by the new Zen 3 architecture and the increase in performance offered by the...
System Restore

How to do a Windows System Restore from boot, without reaching the desktop

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 08.10.2020
System Restore is a great tool that allows you to revert Windows and its settings to a previous working state. This is useful when you encounter problems with drivers that destabilize the system or software that malfunctions. However, at times, some of the changes you make may affect your system...
Windows Remote Assistance

Provide remote support to Windows 10 users with Windows Remote Assistance

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 07.10.2020
There aren't many people who know about Windows Remote Assistance and how to use it to provide remote technical support to other Windows 10 users. Therefore, in this tutorial, we're going to cover this tool in detail. It's an app that works smoothly for quick assist sessions and does not...
Wi-Fi Hotspot

How to make a Windows 10 hotspot: All you need to know

  • tutorial
  • Codrut Neagu
  • 06.10.2020
If you have a Windows 10 PC, laptop, or tablet, one of the best features you have at hand is the ability to transform it into a mobile hotspot. In other words, you can share your internet connection with other devices over Wi-Fi or even Bluetooth. Also, it doesn't even...
File Explorer

4 ways to pin items to Quick access in File Explorer

  • tutorial
  • Diana Ann Roe
  • 05.10.2020
When you start File Explorer, it displays the Quick access location, listing the folders you use the most and the files you recently opened in Windows 10. This list is dynamic and gets updated as different items are used, to respond to your ever-changing needs. On top of that, you...
Microsoft

3 ways to create a Microsoft account from your browser

  • tutorial
  • Diana Ann Roe
  • 02.10.2020
Do you want to use Microsoft products and services like Windows 10, Xbox, Skype, Microsoft 365, Microsoft Office, or OneDrive? Well, to get access to all their features and benefits, you need a Microsoft account. Creating a Microsoft account is free and can easily be done from your web browser....